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Taverna Do Guedes

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Rua Dos pescadores, 25, Alvor, Portimao 8500, Portugal
+351 282 458 528
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here before but a few years ago was good then, but this time was blown away by the tuna steak so tasty. The rustic charm of the place added to the experience, then we got the bill very reasonable.

Thank NewYork092010
Derby, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Read the reviews of the green door, but have never really found it until the last trip. All I can say is that I'll be going back on next years golf trip. Just good, fresh, well cooked food - nothing fancy just simple and very, very tasty. Had a Bream and salad and it was as good as any of... More 

Thank Timothy H
Braunton, United Kingdom
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225 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant, tucked away down a side street in Alvor, only recognisable by the green door. We ate here twice on our recent visit. The cataplana is the best on the Algarve and i also tried the golden bream - beautiful. The fish soup is great as are the garlic prawns - which you can have shelled.... More 

Thank Carolyn B
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94 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I made sure I could enjoy this place on my last night because it truly is one of the best places to eat in Alvor. As a solo traveller I feel very comfortable in Alvor generally and you are spoiled for choice. But this little taverna has incredible food and an incredibly cosy atmosphere. I had razor clams for starter... More 

Thank NorthumberlandJulieR
West Yorkshire
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

After reading a review about this restaurant we had to find it...although on our first visit we couldn't get in we booked for the following evening. The wait was well worth it. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere and is mixed with locals as well as tourists. The fish was the best I have ever had....the service was great and... More 

Thank Robanan
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Had cataplana here twice. Excellent food. Great wine and staff were excellent. Nothing too much trouble. The restaurant itself is lovely inside. It's got a great atmosphere as well. Busy wee place so probably best to book. Will definitely return

Thank Leonsmyboy
Woking, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Family run? lovely environment downstairs (even shoulder season best to book as downstairs has best atmosphere). You may need to be prepared to share a table so there is nothing pretentious about this place but fish has to be best for quality and for value, unbeatable in Alvor town. We keep coming back has staying power been there >20 years... More 

Thank alanaw0king
Northern Ireland
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I love this restaurant Atmosphere food and staff excellent Had a lovely evening Thanks All. Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank Vincynorthernireland
Eaton Bray, UK
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Like many other reviewers, we have been coming here for years and years. It is well hidden off the main drag but is nevertheless always packed, and it is advisable to book. It is a family affair offering simple food in simple surroundings. The fish washed down with a jug of green wine is always a winner!

Thank pouletmaison
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Stumbled on this restaurant 20 years ago, been at least once every year since, always high quality food, warm and friendly service and fantastic value for money. The number of regulars you meet there is testimony to its enduring excellence.

Thank Rob H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Portuguese
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Dos pescadores, 25, Alvor, Portimao 8500, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Portimao  >  Alvor
  • Phone Number: +351 282 458 528

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?